Half Moon Investigations. Image shows from L to R: Red Sharkey (Sebastian Charles), Fletcher 'Half' Moon (Rory Elrick). Copyright: BBC.

Half Moon Investigations

BBC One comedy drama. 13 episodes (1 series) in 2009. Stars Rory Elrick, Sebastian Charles, Olivia Grant, Nicola Duffell, Robyn Milne, Kathleen Kidd, Marcus Nash and others.

Series 1, Episode 8 - Sick Note

Red has to work alone on the latest Moon investigation and ace reporter Mia is temporarily recruited into The Pinks. Mia discovers that being in the gang isn't as appealing as she had thought.

Further details

Red is left to solve the latest 'crime' at St Jerome's School when private investigator Fletcher 'Half' Moon is confined to bed after injuring his ankle during a case. It is the eve of auditions for the prestigious Riverhall Music School. Mercedes, one of The Pinks, and a budding pianist, is distraught to discover that her lucky charm - Apollo the unicorn - has been stolen. Foul play by one of her fellow candidates Fran or Billy is suspected. Mia attempts to build Mercedes' confidence, but the arrival of a ransom note knocks Mercedes for six. Moon, meanwhile, is keen that she doesn't give in to the hostage taker's demands. But will Moon be able to identify them before time runs out?

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 23rd February 2009
Time
4:35pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Rory Elrick Fletcher 'Half' Moon
Sebastian Charles Red Sharkey
Olivia Grant Mia Stone
Nicola Duffell April Devereaux
Marion Weaver Mercedes Pink
Rameet Zandhu Zara
Jennifer Black Principal Quinn
Hilary Maclean Mrs Moon
Guest cast
Ruth Madeley Fran
Matthew Mooney Billy
Jay Newton Callum
Writing team
Joe Williams Writer
Drew Proffitt Script Editor
Production team
Simon Hynd Director
Jonathan Phillips Producer
Josephine Ward Executive Producer
Calum Ross Editor
Laura Donnelly Production Designer
Iain Cook Composer
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